Assam constitutes flood management team

The 13-member flood and erosion management team was approved by the cabinet here, officials said here.

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010, 20:46 PM IST

Guwahati: The Assam government on Wednesday set up a commission for holistic strategy for flood control and erosion management.

The 13-member flood and erosion management team was
approved by the cabinet here, officials said here.

The commission was formed in the wake of the flood in
Barak and Brahmaputra rivers and their tributaries, causing
substantive damages to crops and habitations in the state
almost on a regular basis.

The commission will be headed by N K Choudhury, former
vice-chancellor of Gauhati University.

PTI

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